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[audio]Episode 16: Sudden Violent Death - KMO
In this episode KMO concludes his interview with organic farmer Patrice Gros, and he morns the deaths of most of his beloved chickens.
Keywords: chickens; rural life; death
Downloads: 337
[texts]Brick Rural Life School, Bricks, North Carolina - Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962
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Keywords: Brick Rural Life School; Brick Rural Life School
Downloads: 24
[movies]Rollands Plains - Janette
rural living mid North Coast
Keywords: cattle; dam; trees; rural life
Downloads: 77
[audio]Wessex Poems - Thomas Hardy
LibriVox recording of Wessex Poems by Thomas Hardy. Read in English by Libby Gohn A collection of poetry by Thomas Hardy, some of which were previously published or adapted into his prose works. - Summary by Libby Gohn For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; england; rural life
Downloads: 1,138
[texts]Men of the soil : the story of Brick Rural Life School - Morton, Ruth A
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Keywords: Brick Rural Life School; African Americans
Downloads: 22
[audio]Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories - Giovanni Verga
LibriVox recording of Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories by Giovanni Verga. (Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole.) Read in English by Mary J The short stories of Giovanni Verga, one of the leading authors of Italian verismo, or realism, tell mostly of working-class characters in rural, 19th-century Sicily. One of these stories, "Rustic Chivalry," or "Cavalleria rusticana," was the basis for the opera of the same name by Mascagni...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; realism; rural life; Sicily; verismo
Downloads: 732
[movies]Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part II) - Christophers, The
Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses; Sustainability; Rural life
Downloads: 4,084 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part I) - Christophers, The
Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses; Sustainability; Rural life
Downloads: 6,796 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[audio]The Untilled Field - George Moore
LibriVox recording of The Untilled Field by George Moore. Read in English by NoelBadrian. George Moore, an Irish writer involved with the Celtic Revival was influenced by the French Realists and particularly by the work of Émile Zola. Often considered as the first modern Irish novelist he became involved with Lady Gregory and William Butler Yeats in the establishment of the Irish Literary Theatre...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Ireland; rural life; catholic clergy
Downloads: 1,065
[texts]Portfolio of American Agriculture - U.S. Department of Agriculture
A series of 20 posters detailing life in American rural life.  The series was published from 1975-1980.Plate 1:  Mountain of Corn, Everly, IowaPlate 2:  Landscape, West Concord, MinnesotaPlate 3:  Southwest Impression, Colorado plateau / artist, Michael David BrownPlate 4:  Dawn, Mahomet, Illinois / photo by William KuykendallPlate 5:  Sorghum Processing, Carnesville, Georgia / USDA photo by Ray Lustig Plate 6:  Harvest Break, Presque Isle, Maine / USDA photo by George RobinsonPlate 7:  ...
Keywords: American agriculture; rural life; agriculture; food; farming; crop; harvest
Downloads: 43
[audio]People From My Town 001b: Aileen - David Huth
Piano player... marathon runner... odds-beating entrepreneur. My newest podcast is about Aileen the Coffee Lady. "People From My Town" is an occasional podcast about the interesting stories I find in the lives of people nearby.
Keywords: People From My Town; David Huth; podcast; documentary; interviews; Aileen; rural life; small town life
Downloads: 266
[audio]Prairie City, 1890's: interview with Eva Mackaman
Interview deals with reminiscences of small town life in rural Iowa during the 1890's.
Keywords: iowa oral history project; oral history; des moines; iowa; prairie city; rural life
Downloads: 27
[movies]Mad River: Hard Times in Humboldt County - Mark Freeman, Claire Schoen and Jack Wilson
MAD RIVER is a portrait of a rural community facing environmental and economic disaster. Humboldt County is in the middle of the richest timberland in America. Redwoods 300 feet tall, 400 tons, 2,000 years old the tallest trees in the world grow here. Once this forest seemed limitless. But over-cutting and the expansion of Redwood National Park have created a crisis in the redwoods. On one side are the environmentalists...
Keywords: timber industry; humboldt county; rural life; unemployment; environmental protection; regulations; redwoods
Downloads: 182
[texts]New England Suite - Lewis Gesner
by Lewis Gesner - a novel in twelve stories about the low and dark of New England and rural life -
Keywords: Lewis Gesner; fiction; literature; dark fiction; novels; short stories; horror; New England; rural life
Downloads: 118
[texts]Tennessee farm tenant security project - United States. Farm Security Administration

Keywords: Low-income housing, Tennessee; Communities, Tennessee; Agriculture, Tennessee; Rural life, Tennessee
Downloads: 3
[audio]Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
Librivox recording of Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and offers in ample measure the details of English rural life that Hardy so relished. Hardy's growing taste for tragedy is also evident in the novel. It first appeared, anonymously, as a monthly magazine serial, where it gained a wide readership and critical acclaim...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; Thomas Hardy; Far From the Madding Crowd; rural life; tragedy
Downloads: 113,355 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Gladys and William McPherson - 1974 - Boxford Town Library
This is a taped recording of Gladys and William McPherson's reminiscences of Boxford, created in 1974. The recording was digitized in April 2012 by Anna Call, Head of Reference at Boxford Town Library, using Audacity. The transcription was completed in June 2013 by Justine Ferrara. Ionelee Brogna reviewed. ----------------------- Interviewer: 1974, we’re visiting Mrs. Gladys McPherson. And Mrs. McPherson, you told us that you were born and spent your early years in Berlin, New Hampshire, and t...
Keywords: Boxford; Essex County; Massachusetts; Gladys McPherson; William McPherson; teaching; elementary school; nursery; automobiles; police; rural life; West Boxford; town meeting; Highland Nursery; landscaping; gardening; plants
Downloads: 238
[movies]A Town Solves A Problem - U.S. Army
Scripted film of a 1947 small town meeting in Pittsford, Vermont, produced by the US Army to advance democracy post-war occupied countries. Winter scenes, one-room school house, rural living, snow shoveling, gas station, balloting.
Keywords: Vermont Historical Society, town meeting; Pittsford Vermont; Pittsford VT; US Army; democracy; rural life; winter; New England; school; one-room school
Downloads: 715
[audio]Amy and Winnifred Parkhurst - Boxford Town Library
This is a taped recording of Amy and Winnifred Parkhurst's reminiscences of Boxford, created in 1974. The recording was digitized in April 2012 by Anna Call, head of reference at Boxford Town Library, using Audacity. Th recording was transcribed by Corinn Flahery, library assistant at Boxford Town Library, in November 2013. ------------------- Interviewer: February 14th and Miss Amy and Miss Winnifred Parkhurst are going to tell us a little bit about the early days in Boxford...
Keywords: Boxford; Amy Parkhurst; Winnifred Parkhurst; Early 20th Century; school; rural life; farm life; social life; Essex County; Grange; Massachusetts; leisure; skating
Downloads: 76
[texts]The Young Woman on the Farm - Martha Foote Crow
Cornell Reading-Courses, vol.III, no.63, Rural Life Series no.8. Discusses "the country girl in America," rural vs. urban life and economics, etc. Includes photos and references. Digitized by Cornell's Frank A. Lee Library, NYSAES, Geneva NY.
Keywords: Rural Life; Woman; Women; Women's Rights; Progressivism; Cornell; CCE; Homemaking; Housekeeping; Homemaker; Home; House; Farm; New England; Family; Home Economics; Kitchen Work; Cooking; Cookery; Cleaning; Foul; Country Life; American Life; American Culture; American History; History; Food; Agriculture; Food Preparation; Domestic; Domesticity; Farmhouse; Dining; Foodways; Women's History; Labor; Manual Labor
Downloads: 13
[audio]Boxford Historical Society - Boxford Town Library
This is a taped recording of three speeches presented at a meeting of the Boxford Historical Society, recorded in 1975. The recording was digitized in April 2012 and transcribed in January 2013 by Anna Call, head of reference at Boxford Town Library, using Audacity, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and Microsoft Word. Martha Clark, archivist at the Boxford Historical Documents Center, advised. Ionelee Brogna reviewed...
Keywords: Boxford; Parkhurst; Winnifred Parkhurst; Gowen; Rosamond Gowen; Rosamond Ingalls Gowen; Pearl; Elizabeth Pearl; Elizabeth Sanborn Pearl; haymaking; salt marsh hay; elementary school; Sunday school; early 20th century; early twentieth centiry; rural life; Essex County; Massachusetts; Reverend Coggin; Reverend Bartlett; Florence Averill; Dr. Stevens; farming; women in farming
Downloads: 193
[texts]Dandelions as Food - Lucile Brewer and Helen Canon
Cornell Reading Courses, vol.V, no.105, Course for the Farm Home. Discusses use of dandelions as food. Includes recipes, cooking techniques, nutritional information, instructions on how to gather dandelions, cooking and canning. Text contains photos. Digitized by Cornell's Frank A. Lee Library, NYSAES, Geneva, NY.
Keywords: Rural Life; Woman; Women; Cornell; CCE; Homemaking; Housekeeping; Homemaker; Home; House; Farm; Family; Home Economics; Kitchen Work; Cooking; Cookery; Country Life; American Life; American Culture; American History; History; Food; Agriculture; Food Preparation; Domestic; Domesticity; Farmhouse; Dining; Foodways; Women's History; Labor; Manual Labor; Flower; Flowers; Dandelions; Greens; Salad; DIY; Lawn; Yard; Grass; Weed; Weeds; Timbale; Soup; Culinary; Sandwich; Lunch; Canning
Downloads: 14
[audio]Marjorie Gale - 1974 - Boxford Town Library
This is a taped recording of Marjorie Gale's reminiscences of Boxford, created in 1974. The recording was digitized in April 2012 and transcribed in March 2013 by Anna Call, head of reference at Boxford Town Library, using Audacity and Microsoft Word. Ionelee Brogna reviewed. Transcription of the recording begins below. ------- Interviewer: Today is February 22, 1974, and we've come to visit with Mrs...
Keywords: Boxford; Marjorie Gale; nature; woodlands; rural life; Massachusetts; Essex County; Victory Garden; folk art; Girl Scouts; Martha Perley; World War Two; literary club; garden club; Shakespeare club; Natalie Thane; Common Garden; Farm and Garden; Women's Industrial Union; Harding; nature; artwork; found art; hurricane; train; railway; railroad; Harry Cole; Lucy Parkhurst; library; librarians; Bertha Perley; private library; country store; town meeting; theatrical; Dorothy Adams; Round Top
Downloads: 155
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